By the time he arrived in Prague in June for a democracy conference, President Bush was frustrated. He had committed his presidency to working toward the goal of "ending tyranny in our world," yet the march of freedom seemed stalled. Just as aggravating was the sense that his own government was not committed to his vision...Discussion:
the Sultan, despite his estimated £22billion fortune, allegedly failed to pay up, and yesterday the case reached the New South Wales Supreme Court - where it was promptly dismissed. Judge Robert McDougall ruled it could not be heard in Australia and said the men would have to sue in Brunei. But Michael McGurk, director of their company, Garsec, said this course of action was not available. The Sultan, 60, has declared himself above the law in his own country...
At age 58, Nugent still brims with teenage enthusiasm for hard rock music. He is also one of the nation's most outspoken gun and hunting advocates. And he is considering a run for political office...
This is awesome. She told her husband through his computer, how she really felt of him, and at the same time, rearranged all of his desktop icons!
Santa gives more to rich kids!
eldavojohn writes "The Mercury News is reporting that Google's 500 percent growth since its IPO hasn't come without a cost. With the purchase of DoubleClick, Google is facing antitrust charges in both the United States and the European Union. And with their rising success, there are…
A compilation of 20 comic book covers on which Superman's identity (Clark Kent) is supposedly found out by some enemy/ friend/by-stander.
Use the Fork, Luke.
Time takes a look at stories that mainstream media didn't give proper coverage to.
There are different ways to measure it, and everyone has their own personal favorite, but it seems pretty clear that the official title of "world's most expensive beer" goes out to these 3 luxury brands of beer.
Cooper, who was dead center in the Valerie Plame scandal, stops just short of calling Karl Rove a liar, insisting that he did, in fact, leak Valerie Plame’s name to him in 2003.
Best Private Parking Sign Ever. Anyone know where this is located?
Want to diversify your financial portfolio? Try reading Forbes' writeup of twenty investment options, part of their stellar Investopedia service.You'll learn about all sorts of good stuff here: annuities, common stocks, corporate bonds, etc. Each definition is short and to the point,…
Independent games are interesting, but it can be hard to find the best games. Without further ado, Game Tunnel presents the Top 100 Indie games from the last 3 years!
The advent of digital photography has opened up a new world of image editing possibilities including the ability to fill-in blanks or replace unwanted parts of an image.
That’s right, brought to you by YouTube(man I love this thing they call the interweb 2.0).
NYC subways flood in 2 days, Fires rage after 5 years........See the destruction.
Who's doing it? The writers of ABC's "Lost". “I know J.J. Abrams’ work and Damon Lindelof, who is his collaborator on Lost. Damon is just a total comic-book freak, and he loves the Dark Tower books. I trust those guys, and they have a lot on the ball."
I'd definitely stay away from one of these.
Sunday's Washington Post reports on how presidential adviser Karl Rove directed federal assets for GOP gains, calling his efforts "unprecedented in its reach.""Thirteen months before President Bush was reelected, chief strategist Karl Rove summoned political appointees from around…
Its not where you would think...
This article shows how you can build your own video community using lighttpd with its mod_flv_streaming module (for streaming .flv videos, the format used by video communities like YouTube) and its mod_secdownload module. I will use FlowPlayer as the video player, a free Flash video player. I will…
"The wait is nearly over. At 7 PM EST the BioShock PC demo will go live for you to enjoy. We will have exclusive pre-loading at Fileplanet. Set your watches for 7 o'clock! IMPORTANT: Please be sure to download the latest drivers from ATI and Nvidia that will be available Monday for best…
I don't know what voting agency chose this, but it looks like a pretty informed list.
Just look who is behind them.
"During his owner's life, Hachikō saw him off from the front door and greeted him at the end of the day at the nearby Shibuya Station. Even after Ueno's death in May 1925, Hachikō returned every day to the station to wait for him, and did so for the next 11 years."
Well this looks like a good place..
It appears Karl's dad had some interesting hobbys.
Lie Free Zone presents Tom Cryer, the Shreveport Lawyer who has taken on the IRS, who explains why most Americans are not liable for the income tax: There Is No Law Making Them Liable!
Welcome to The Daily Stock Report...brought to you by QualityStocks.Net, performance tracked daily. I'm James Christopher and for Friday April 20th we're bringing you the latest news from around the markets as well as the top movers to look out for today... (HEADLINE NEWS) In Headline News…
GET ACTIVE. Find YOUR own creative way to expose chemtrails.
This is an excerpt of Minister George Yeo's address at the plenary session of the World Economic Forum on East Asia on 24 June 2007. The topic of the plenary is "Where is leadership needed the most in Asia?"
Hit by a IED (Roadside Bomb) in downtown Ramadi
v The Space Shuttle Columbia touches down on lakebed runway 23 at Edwards Air Force Base, California, to conclude the first orbital shuttle mission.
Border Crossings/Cruzando Fronteras touches on crucial issues that surround the increased militarization of the U.S./Mexico border. The United States Border Patrol, now part of the new formed Department of Homeland Security, has a history of abusing its power. Examples of this abuse range from…
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Hurricane Chris A Bay Bay (C) 2007 J Records, a Unit of SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Respire par Mickey 3D
http://www.uberpulse.com/us/2007/07/ducati_corse_tiny_team_big_results_video.php Believe it or not, at least for the ones, like me, who are not totally familiar with motorcycle racing, the Ducati race team dubbed Ducati Corse is a very small one compared to the "Japanese" like Honda or…
A series of explosions in quick sequence shattered Saturday's still morning air in downtown Salt Lake City, and seconds later what once was Utah's tallest bank tower fell in on itself in a billowing cloud of dust and was reduced to a pile of rubble. The implosion of the former Key Bank tower…
How the University of Warwick Medical School involves patients in the development of research programmes and treatments